Find Mortgages for Purchase and Refinance

Buying a home is one of the biggest financial decisions you'll ever make. Our tools and guides can help you navigate the mortgage process and evaluate your many options.

Mortgage Statistics

With hundreds of lenders looking for your business, vetting your options can seem like an endless task. We've conducted a number of studies that give you an idea of the typical payments, rates and fees you should expect in a home loan.

Mortgage Guides and Research

Most people only shop for mortgages two or three times in their lives, so it's natural to feel confused. Our mortgage guides explain the most important concepts in clear and simple terms.

Mortgage Research & Advice

Historical Mortgage Rates: Averages and Trends from the 1970s to 2022

We examined data from Freddie Mac's Primary Mortgage Market Survey to identify historical mortgage rate trends. Click to read about the... Read More

Average Monthly Mortgage Payments

The median monthly mortgage payment for US homeowners was $1,492, including costs from taxes and insurance. Find out how average US... Read More

How Much Does Private Mortgage Insurance (PMI) Cost?

Here we explain how mortgage insurance (PMI) policy premiums are priced. Click to read more about private mortgage insurance, who needs it... Read More

How Much Down Payment Do You Need for a House?

You know you'll need a down payment if you want to buy a house. But how much do you actually need to pay down first? This guide will walk... Read More